|Midnight Manhunt - Maxwell Shane, William H. Pine and William C. Thomas|
Stolen diamonds are at the heart of a game of body, body, who's got the body played by two reporters, a crook, two employees of a wax museum, and the police. Stars: William Gargan, Ann Savage, Leo Gorcey, George Zucco, Paul Hurst, Don Beddoe, Charles Halton, and George E. Stone IMDb Page The 676MB MPEG4 file was derived from the 3GB MPEG2 found on this page. This movie can also be found here.
Keywords: Comedy; Crime; Reporters; Jewel Thieves; Murder
Downloads: 12,030 (3 reviews)
|The Mandarin Mystery - Nat Levine, Victor Zobel|
This adaptation of an Ellery Queen mystery concerns the theft of a rare Chinese stamp (the Mandarin of the title), which takes place in a hotel with several shifty characters and an hysterical manager (the priceless Franklin Pangborn). The mystery, such as it is, concerns both the stamp theft and two murders, and shows Ellery and his father the Inspector as a team rubbing together just enough to solve the case.
Keywords: Comedy; Mystery
Downloads: 25,291 (7 reviews)
|They Made Me a Criminal - Hal Wallis|
Boxer Johnny Bradfield (John Garfield) knocks out a rival in a postfight brawl. Thinking he committed murder, he flees to an Arizona ranch run by hard-as-nails Goldie (Ann Sheridan) and her feisty mother(May Robson) and staffed by Leo Gorcey and the Dead End Kids. Though Johnny is relentlessly dogged by Detective Monty Phelan (Claude Rains), the Kids convince him to finance their future gas station by training for and winning a high stakes prizefight...
Keywords: Leo Gorcey boxing crime drama John Garfield; pdmovies
Downloads: 178,715 (11 reviews)
|Nothing Sacred - David O. Selznick|
The hotshot newspaper reporter Wallace Cook (Fredric March) tries to get in the good graces of his boss, Oliver Stone (Walter Connolly) by exploiting the "imminent" death of an ailing young woman, Hazel Flagg (Carole Lombard). By way of newsprint the doomed young lady becomes the toast of New York City until her health situation is revealed as a hoax. IMHO one of the best comedies that went into Public Domain...
Keywords: Comedy; Drama; Romance; Carole Lombard
Downloads: 34,888 (9 reviews)